Helicopter Adventures

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Heli Skiing

Where untracked powder and premium terrain is just the beginning of the adventure. Ski some of New Zealand’s most iconic terrain from the Southern Lakes region.

Alpine Helicopters along with our sister company Southern Lakes Heliski provide New Zealand’s premier heliski experience. With over 800 runs across 17 mountain ranges there is something for everyone. Options available for shared and private charters.

Price Per Person: From $1,060 NZD

Inclusions: Guide, Safety Equipment, DOC & terrain landing fees.

Time Required: Half - Full Day

Departure Point: Wanaka & Queenstown


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Heli Biking

Experience some of New Zealand’s most unique mountain biking terrain including options for downhill or eBiking along spectacular private lakeside tracks.

Helicopter transfers give you views of some of New Zealand’s most scenic terrain. Land and be treated to a stunning guided biking experience tailored to your experience and adrenaline appetite. From shorter single drop options, right through to full day adventures.

Price Per Person: From $850 NZD

Inclusions: Guide, helicopter transfers, landing and bike permits, road transfers from hotels.

Time Required: Half and full day adventures

Departure Point: Wanaka


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Mt. Cook Experience

Land amongst the crevasses of the Tasman Glacier and explore with your guide the glacier’s seracs, icefalls and astonishing caves of ancient blue ice.

The Tasman Glacier is a spectacular world of ice and snow under the shadow of magnificent Aoraki/Mt Cook. Fly through the heights of the Southern Alps before landing on the glacier to discover this glacial wonderland.

Price Per Person: $3,490 NZD (minimum 4 pax)

Inclusions: Private helicopter, guide, glacial equipment, picnic lunch with beverages

Time Required: Full Day

Departure Point: Wanaka or Queenstown


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Mountain Kitchen Lunch

Fly through the world-renowned Mount Aspiring National Park and it’s glaciers before landing at Minaret Station’s spectacular Alpine Lodge for lunch.

Minaret Station’s chefs will prepare exquisite seasonal cuisine, with ingredients sourced from the station itself and leading local growers. The Mountain Kitchen Lunch is one of the world’s most unique dining experiences.

Price Per Person: $1,450 NZD (minimum 4 pax, maximum 12 pax)

Inclusions: Alpine landing, gourmet 3 course lunch with matching wines, return helicopter transfers

Time Required: Half Day

Departure Point: Wanaka or Queenstown


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Guided Hiking

Helicopter transfers provide exclusive access to remote locations and terrain ranging from high mountain ridges and summits to meandering valley floors

Hikers of every ability and fitness level can experience something truly special on these guided hikes of New Zealand’s wildest and most unforgettable landscapes.

Price Per Person: From $1,125 NZD

Inclusions: Guide, snacks, return helicopter transfers

Time Required: Half and full day adventures

Departure Point: Wanaka


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Guided Hunting

The Southern Alps are host to an expansive game population. With experienced guides and local knowledge, we can tailor a hunting experience to suit your requirements.

Together with Minaret Station, we offer a premium guided hunting experience for guests looking to access remote country, and enjoy world renowned southern hospitality.

Inclusions: One on one guide service, initial cleaning and preparation of trophies, transport to lodge and hunting areas.

Time Required: Half - Full Day


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Guided Fishing

Alpine Helicopters provide a variety of guided, helicopter fishing trips through sister company, Minaret Station. We'll create an itinerary to suit you.

A huge diversity of landscape, hosting a healthy population of wild fish species provides an exceptional challenge for anglers of varying ages and ability.

Inclusions: Private return charter, guide, gourmet picnic lunch with beverages

Time Required: Full Day

Equipment: Available for hire